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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Coptic & Armenian Orthodox Churches in London

December 1, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/12/16 Visit to St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in London His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Mark Coptic Orthodox in London. He was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks at House of Lords meeting hosted by Lord Alton at the invitation of Bishop Angaelos

December 1, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office – December 2016 On 28 November 2016 a meeting was held with the Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church at the House of Lords, hosted by The Lord Alton of Liverpool, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Malayalee Faithful in London

November 27, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the Malayalee faithful from different parishes in London, who gathered at St. Thomas Cathedral in London. Their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Zachariah, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom and Mor Theophilus George Saliba, […]

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Consecration of St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral – London

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the new St. Thomas Cathedral in London, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales. Their Eminences Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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British parents worry religion will alienate their children, study finds

November 5, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 5/11/16 Almost a quarter of religious parents in Britain are concerned their children will be “alienated” at school if their faith is passed on, a survey has revealed. The research found that one in four (23 percent) parents were worried their kids would be socially isolated if they were religious. A similar proportion (26 […]

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RUSSIAN PATRIARCH SAYS WAR ON TERRORISM IS ‘HOLY WAR FOR ALL’

October 20, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 19/10/2016 Warfare on terrorism is a holy war which should be a common cause for all countries, not only Russia, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said on Tuesday. “I regret that my words were interpreted in a wrong way. I have never spoken about any holy war in Syria. I spoke about […]

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Russia’s Patriarch Kirill meets Queen Elizabeth II, discusses Christians in Europe

October 19, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 19/10/16 Queen Elizabeth II has held a historic meeting with Kirill, the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, who is on an official visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. The meeting was held Tuesday behind closed doors in Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia Performs All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God of the Diocese of the United Kingdom of the Russian Church Abroad

October 19, 2016 Featured News
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Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 19/10/16 On the evening of October 15, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during a visit to the United Kingdom, performed all-night vigil at London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and […]

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UK media & elite greet Russian Patriarch with suspicion and indignation

October 18, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 18/10/16 The Patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church, Kirill, is visiting Britain at a time when tensions between London and Moscow could hardly be any worse. Predictably, the UK media and sections of the political establishment are highly critical of the trip. Those of us who follow these things know exactly how dreadful British-Russian […]

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Patriarch Kirill: Churches in Russia, UK served as bridge between our countries for centuries

October 17, 2016 Featured News
The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, holds a service in London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in a four-day visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. © Sergey Pyatakov

RT.com – 17/10/16 The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, has delivered a speech in London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in a four-day visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. READ MORE: Hundreds gather in London as […]

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Focus Ecumenical Journal Features Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society

September 26, 2016 Featured News
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-continent- OCP News Service – 26/9/16 Download a Copy of the Focus Journal: The October 2016 issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global Anglican Communion) has featured Orthodoxy […]

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Call on the Authorities for the Return of the Two Romanian Children in London to their Natural Family

July 5, 2016 Featured News
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Romanian Patriarchate – July 2016 The Romanian Patriarchate has learned with concern about the critical situation of Florin Barbu and Claudia Racolta, a Romanian family settled in London, the custody of whose children, Diana (8) and Andy (5), has been given by court decision to a British gay couple. The Church constantly supports the traditional […]

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A Clarification on Recent Misinformation in the Assyrian-American Media

May 30, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church of the East – May 2016 From the Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organisation A Clarification on Recent Misinformation in the Assyrian-American Media 23 May 2016 Clarification The Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organisation (ACERO) has become aware of recent claims broadcast in a number of Assyrian-American media sources pertaining to […]

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The Nativity Fast: A Time of Preparation

December 2, 2015 Featured News

December 2015  The Fast of the Nativity is the Church’s wise solace and aid to human infirmity. We are a forgetful people, but our forgetfulness is not unknown to God; and our hearts with all their misconceptions and weakened understandings are not unfamiliar to the Holy Spirit who guides and sustains this Church. We who […]

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The Nativity Fast: A Time of Preparation

November 28, 2015 Featured News

November -December-January 2015 The Fast of the Nativity is the Church’s wise solace and aid to human infirmity. We are a forgetful people, but our forgetfulness is not unknown to God; and our hearts with all their misconceptions and weakened understandings are not unfamiliar to the Holy Spirit who guides and sustains this Church. We […]

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His Holiness Aram I decorates Vartan Melkonian, an orphan of Birds’ Nest and a conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra based in London

November 27, 2015 Featured News

19 November 2015. On Thursday evening, Vartan Melkonian conducted the Beirut Symphony Orchestra at a concert jointly organized by the Baalbek International Festival Committee and the Pan Armenian Committee of the 100th Anniversary Armenian Genocide Commemoration in Lebanon. His Holiness Aram I was joined at the concert by various heads of different religious communities in […]

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Service Dedicated to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide held in Westminster Abbey

November 1, 2015 Featured News

On October 28, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a service dedicated to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide was offered in Westminster Abbey, London, UK. Attending the service were Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia; and HRH Prince Charles of Wales. […]

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Historic prayers at St Paul’s Cathedral on the same day Bishop Angaelos receives OBE

October 20, 2015 Featured News

The Coptic Orthodox Church – UK- 19/10/15 Historic prayers at St Paul’s Cathedral for victims of religious persecution on the same day that Bishop Angaelos receives an OBE for ‘Services to International Religious Freedom’ The Coptic Orthodox Church held an unprecedented prayer service in the Order of the British Empire Chapel in St Paul’s Cathedral, […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios selected to Lausanne Orthodox Initiative Steering Panel

September 11, 2015 Featured News

OCP Correspondent – OCP News Service- September 2015 Metropolitan Dr Mar Yulios selection to Lausanne Orthodox Initiative steering panel is recognition for Orthodox-Evangelical world HELSINKI, Finland: The third Lausanne Orthodox Initiative (LOI) consultation which was held outside Helsinki from September 1 to 5, 2015 has elected an Indian Orthodox Bishop in HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios to the […]

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SVS Press Strengthens Presence in the United Kingdom

March 18, 2015 News
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March 2015 In his sales trip to the United Kingdom, the Reverend Dn. Gregory Hatrak, director of Marketing and Operations for SVS Press and Bookstore, was reminded once again of the far reach of St. Vladimir’s Seminary’s publishing house. “I visited major bookshops in London, such as the large stores in Westminster Cathedral. Walking into […]

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Prince Charles Visits Syriac Orthodox Church in London: Condemns Attack on School Children in Pakistan

December 18, 2014 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 18/12/14 London: Prince Charles made a visit to the Syriac Orthodox of St Thomas Cathedral in Acton, London On Wednesday 17th of December 2014. The Prince was given a cordial welcome by Mor Athanasius Toma Dawod Dakkama – Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox church in UK. The Prince addressed Syriac faithful where […]

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